Category Archives: Strength & Conditioning Research Questions

April Strength & Conditioning Research Questions

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Strength & Conditioning, Power and Hypertrophy

  1. Can adding one set of low-load exercise to a standard workout increase hypertrophy?
  2. Can low-volume resistance training protect against DOMS from subsequent high-volume training?
  3. Does BFR training enhance gains from low-load resistance training?
  4. What are the metabolic, neuromuscular and hormonal effects of BFR training?
  5. Do all elderly people gain either strength or size from resistance training?
  6. Do oral contraceptives affect recovery from eccentric resistance training?
  7. Does eccentric resistance training enhance rate of force development?
  8. How does resistance training frequency affect gains in strength and size?
  9. How does resistance training frequency affect gains in strength and musculoskeletal pain?
  10. Does relative load affect acute post-workout changes in MHC isoform mRNA expression?
  11. Does bar speed affect changes in satellite cell content and myonuclear domain size?
  12. What is the rationale for including weightlifting pulling derivatives for athletes?

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March Strength & Conditioning Research Questions

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Strength & Conditioning, Power and Hypertrophy

  1. How long does it take to recover from a resistance-training workout?
  2. How does resistance-training frequency affect strength gains?
  3. Which type of resistance-training periodization is best for rugby players?
  4. How does bar speed (repetition duration) in resistance training affect hypertrophy?
  5. Is BFR superior to standard resistance-training when taken to similar levels of fatigue?
  6. Can plyometrics produce a postactivation potentiation effect for sprint running?
  7. How can postactivation potentiation be used for training rugby players?
  8. Does maximum isometric mid-thigh pull strength predict jumping ability?
  9. Is long-term training using postactivation potentiation techniques effective?
  10. Are vertical and horizontal jumping ability predictive of 100m sprint running times?
  11. Can plyometric training improve neural drive?
  12. Can plyometric training improve sprint running and jumping ability in track athletes?
  13. How do strength coaches incorporate strongman implements into programs?

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February Strength & Conditioning Research Questions

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Strength & Conditioning, Power and Hypertrophy

  1. Can battling ropes be used to develop aerobic fitness?
  2. Is volume-based overload in plyometric training effective?
  3. Is resisted sprint training better than traditional sprint training in trained athletes?
  4. Does the bilateral force deficit affect volume during resistance training?
  5. Do vertical and horizontal plyometric training programs lead to different results?
  6. How does resistance training affect repeated sprint performance in athletes?
  7. Does hamstring-specific resistance training improve sprint ability in soccer athletes?
  8. Can kettlebells be used to develop aerobic fitness?
  9. Does medicine ball training improve throwing velocity in handball athletes?
  10. How do strength and size change over time in American Football players?
  11. Is volume-matched rest-pause superior to conventional resistance training?
  12. Do high loads lead to greater hypertrophy than low loads?

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January Strength & Conditioning Research Questions

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Strength & Conditioning, Power and Hypertrophy

  1. How should we program exercise with blood flow restriction (BFR)?
  2. Can low‑load resistance exercise cause muscle swelling with and without BFR?
  3. Is follicular- or luteal phase-based strength training better for women?
  4. Does one bout of eccentric exercise lead to changes in local blood flow?
  5. Does high-intensity exercise training alter the acute growth hormone response?
  6. Can high-intensity stretching alter muscle fascicle length?
  7. Do unilateral, bilateral and combined plyometrics cause different training adaptations?
  8. Does strength training improve time trial ability in cyclists?
  9. Can mental fatigue impair intermittent running performance?
  10. Is rotational mobility associated with throwing velocity?

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